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Just thought we should start a movie review section as its good to know what our trannies think of current movies and maybe their fav movies of all time.

 

For me, a recent movie i watched is "walter' quirky movie with William Macy, really had a good message.

 

My fav movies of all time is pretty hard. I do love the Daniel Craig Bond movies, i think he is the best bond ever. The opening scene in skyfall was the best i have ever seen, still leaves me jaw dropping.

 

Still always loved 'woman in red' back in the 80's.

 

Documentary wise, i recommend everyone watch the Brian Cox docos. Really good presenter and i learnt a lot.

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Saw Dallas Buyers Club recently. Did not know anything about the plot or who was in it. It was excellent. Just watched Fury today. A WW2 movie with Brad Pitt. Potential was high but some pretty forced dialogue in some battle scenes.

 

Favourite 5 all time in no particular order

 

Oceans 13

Dogma

Zoolander

inglorious bastards

Blade Runner

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I was off work sick yesterday and watched The Maze Runner.

 

When it was at the moves it was not something that really interested me. But I saw the reviews were 7.5 out of 10. So thought it could be worth it.

 

I was wrong. It was crap.

 

Avoid.

 

Next movie I will see is The Water Diviner. I will admit my cousin Keith was the producer for it. So I hope it's good.

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The Water Diviner is good. Not perfect, with a bit of stretched credibility, but even so, good.

 

My all time favourite is Die Hard. Closely followed by True Lies. I love the impossibility of them.

 

I don't get to the movies any where near as often as I would like.

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You just may be the perfect woman T!

 

I love movies. They don't have to be rated that high for me to like them. Sometimes you just wanna park your brain outside and have some fun.

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My all time favourite is Die Hard.

 

 

Yeah best action : Die Hard 1

Best Funny: Weekend at Bernies

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Just watched Fury today. A WW2 movie with Brad Pitt

Fury is just Inglorious Bastards in a tank.

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i have so many, watch so much i find it hard to pick fav's.

 

some i like to rewatch are:

diehard1&4

shawshank redemption

saving pv ryan

pacific rim <- i dounno why, but i like it

oceans11

underworld1,2,3,4

recently, a good one was chappy (although hugh was a bit mis-cast)

babadook and wymwood for aussie sleeper's

 

(also i liked roger moore as jamesbond best)

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Recently, really enjoyed Birdman and Gone Girl - but both seem to polarise opinions. Kingsmen was terrific too.

 

Saw The 2nd Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Sucked arse. Avoid.

 

My all-time fave list changes all the time. Always loved Glengarry Glen Ross, American Beauty, Pulp Fiction. Sure I'll think of a few others a couple of seconds after I hit 'Post'... ;-)

 

Edited to add: District 9. Another 'polariser', but thought it was fantastic. And of all the Batman films, the one with Heath Ledger as The Joker - easily the best of the lot.

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Recently, really enjoyed Birdman

 

Edited to add: District 9. Another 'polariser', but thought it was fantastic. And of all the Batman films, the one with Heath Ledger as The Joker - easily the best of the lot.

I think i need to watch Birdman again.

 

Whiplash is excellent acting.

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From my ongoing flights (delayed at Dubai at moment).

 

Pride: thought this movie was great, but then again I lived through the strikes and it did remind me of home (the workingmen's club in particular). Parking my Welsh bias, I still think it's a good movie and brings to light some interesting history and some unacceptable bigotry.

 

Birdman: something different and quirky - but I liked it, let the credits run while thinking back through the film.

 

Interstellar: I need to watch it again on a bigger screen. Interesting concept, left with quite a few questions - one reason to watch it again, in case I missed something. Loved the AI 'robots' - very novel, and I want one!

 

Mocking Jay (or whatever it is called): disappointed.

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Its a wonderful life.

wow reallly Rocket? thats in the old classic section isn't it? Jimmy Stewart? or am i wrong?

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Top 5 that I can think of at the moment...

 

The Blind Side

Fargo

Dawn of the Dead (original or remake)

The Departed

The Empire Strikes Back

 

Feel bad there's no Aussie movies in there so top 5 Aussie movies are...

 

Two Hands

The Castle

Wolf Creek

The Proposition

Mad Max

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well I have seen over 160 of the top 250 on Plazbot's list :shocking:

 

movies that I really remembered for some time after I viewed...

 

Schindlers List

The Usual Suspects

Inception

Shawshank Redemption

The Professional

The Great Escape

 

special mention to Alien...in 1979 I may have soiled my underpants when it ripped out of his stomach...

 

I don't do horror movies at all so never watched any Nightmare or Halloween type movies.

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I'm a bit surprised I'm only at 104 on that list. I just love movies. Some of the best movies I have, and will only ever watch once. Citizen Kane, Schindlers List and Saving Private Ryan are 3 of those.

Still the greatest, and the grandfather of all spoof movies deserves a mention. The oft imitated but never equalled Flying High (or Aeroplane for the yanks). I don't know how many times I've seen it but it still cracks me up. Just so bloody stupid! The fan. The horse in her bed! I'm nearly crying just thinking of it.

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Here are some recent ones I thought were OK...

Edge of Tomorrow - Highly entertaining and fun to watch.
12 Years a Slave - This was a well made movie on a serious topic that leaves a lasting impression.
The Grand Budapest Hotel - Fantastic story telling on film with an all star cast.

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Edge of Tomorrow - Highly entertaining and fun to watch.

Yeah, thought so too. Doesn't hurt my wife and I are scifi geeks. Love the catchline, Live Die Repeat.

 

 

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good to see you dont have to have been the top grossing films to have made the list. i.e you dont need a James Cameron Budget to have a great film.

 

For me, to add to my other favs, live changing movies for me was Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and Star Wars. I reckon i would have seen those two the most times when i was younger. i remember even taping the whole star wars movie on audio cassette at the drive in, before video....

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I think i need to watch Birdman again.

 

No you don't....I tried to watch it on the w/end and turned it off after 45 mins.

 

Rubbish, self indulgent hollywood crap that has no relevance to most of the viewers, very tedious and boring.

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I've seen a total of 131 on Plaz's list. Thought it would be more actually.

 

Some all time favourites (in no particular order)

 

Pulp fiction

Dark Knight

Fight Club

Django Unchained

ScarFace

Blues Brothers

Lock Stock & 2 smoking barrels

Wolf of Wall street

District 9

Trainspotting

One flew over the cuckoos nest

Convoy

 

 

I'm a bit surprised I'm only at 104 on that list. I just love movies. Some of the best movies I have, and will only ever watch once. Citizen Kane, Schindlers List and Saving Private Ryan are 3 of those.
Still the greatest, and the grandfather of all spoof movies deserves a mention. The oft imitated but never equalled Flying High (or Aeroplane for the yanks). I don't know how many times I've seen it but it still cracks me up. Just so bloody stupid! The fan. The horse in her bed! I'm nearly crying just thinking of it.

 

Agree with this Goughy, but even better in my view, was Mel Brooks in Blazing saddles.

 

I got this on Blue ray recently and am in the process of making sure the kids learn this word for word, same as I do........

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Watched on the weekend

2 Guns (Mark Wahlberg and Denzel W) - Full Bollywood movie minus the item song...

 

Non-Stop (Liam Neeson)

Think snakes on the plane but without the snakes - only a lot of Neeson and his damaged tonsils...

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I'm a bit surprised I'm only at 104 on that list. I just love movies. Some of the best movies I have, and will only ever watch once. Citizen Kane, Schindlers List and Saving Private Ryan are 3 of those.

Still the greatest, and the grandfather of all spoof movies deserves a mention. The oft imitated but never equalled Flying High (or Aeroplane for the yanks). I don't know how many times I've seen it but it still cracks me up. Just so bloody stupid! The fan. The horse in her bed! I'm nearly crying just thinking of it.

 

So many great scenes in Flying High. Definitely the greatest spoof movie ever. I think my favourite scene is when they go and pick up Robert Stack and they're driving back to the airport. The film running behind the car is genius, especially the cyclist they hit and the Indians!

 

Also agree with Ayto re Mel Brooks and Blazing Saddles. One of my all time favourites.

 

I've seen 30 of Plaz's top 50. I stopped counting after that. I haven't seen many movies in recent years. I'm not a fan at all of the plethora of super hero movies. I prefer something a bit deeper or quirkier but my wife prefers a bit more mainstream stuff.

 

Some of my top picks would be:

 

Once Were Warriors

The Castle

Deer Hunter

Life of Brian

Groundhog Day

The Wedding Singer

Shawshank Redemption

Pulp Fiction

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Well I believe in God, and the only thing that scares me is Keyser Soze.

 

We're gonna need a bigger boat

 

Women uh... women sense my power and they seek the life essence. I, uh...I do not avoid women, Mandrake...But I...I do deny them my essence

 

Courage is not a man with a gun in his hand. It's knowing you're licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do."

 

And so those mindless beasts of the subconscious had access to a machine that could never be shut down, the secret devil of every soul on this planet all set free at once to loot and mame and take revenge

 

Yeah, that's easy for your to say, you're Mr. White. You have a cool-sounding name. Alright look, if it's no big deal to be Mr. Pink, you wanna trade?

 

What is it you can't face?

 

You listen bronze. I am the Nightrider. I'm a fuel injected suicide machine. I am the rocker, I am the roller, I am the out-of-controller! I'm the Nightrider, baby

 

Hey, Trinity. They say you got the fastest gun around.

 

She's having the birdie num nums.

 

Though I've belted you and flayed you / By the living God that made you / You're a better man than I am,____

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Surely you can't be serious? I am, and don't call me Shirley!

Greatest movie line ever!

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I’m no good at being noble, but it doesn’t take much to see that the problems of three little people don’t amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. Someday you’ll understand that

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I dug a hole!

Tell him he's dreamin!

It's the vibe of the thing.

Suffer in ya jocks!

This is going straight to the poolroom.

If Dad is the backbone, Mum is the other bones, all of 'em!

How's the serenity.

Whatta ya call that Darl?

Rissoles Darl.

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Best.scene.ever.....

 

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like [small cough] tears in rain. Time to die

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I dug a hole!

 

Tell him he's dreamin!

 

It's the vibe of the thing.

 

Suffer in ya jocks!

 

This is going straight to the poolroom.

 

If Dad is the backbone, Mum is the other bones, all of 'em!

 

How's the serenity.

 

Whatta ya call that Darl?

 

Rissoles Darl.

 

 

True story. On our local buy/swap/sell site a bloke was a fibreglass rhinoceros the other day! I may have quoted the jousting sticks scene in the comments section :D

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"May I remind you, Sgt. Pinback, it was your idea to bring the alien on board in the first place... If I may quote you, you said the ship needed a mascot."

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Pans Labyrinth

Mullholland Drive

Raging Bull

Cinema Paradiso

Life is beautiful

City of God

Downfall

 

Haven’t included any documentaries here.

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Jane was such a fox!

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Jane was such a fox!

My wife just saw her in LA in a starbucks back in Jan. Wish I had... would have brought this movie up for sure! Hot indeed!!

 

(Parkside if you are reading this it was at Farmers Market... I'm not sure what either of 'em were doing in Starbuckers!).

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Can't believe it now has! 'side by side!'

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Oops. I have only seen 24 of the top 100. Prior to Lincoln, the previous cinema movie I had been to was Ace Ventura in 1994.

Kids and don't understand torrents I'm guessing.

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Can't believe Hudson Hawk hasn't rated a mention yet. A classic if the ever was one

 

Had to watch that a couple of times but then I really liked it.

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